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UM Community Remembers Sociology Professor Willa Johnson

Memorial service set for Nov. 28 at Paris-Yates Chapel NOVEMBER 22, 2022 BY ERIN GARRETT Willa Johnson was undeniably a hero in her own right, championing diversity at the University of Mississippi ...
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alumna Karrye Tynes, MOST Conference coordinator,

High School Seniors Return for MOST Conference Reunion

Students reflect on summer event, anticipate future enrollment NOVEMBER 17, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH Before Dre Patton earned two degrees from the University of Mississippi and was named to the Ole Miss ...
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Brittney Reese

Reese Honored as Emerging Young Philanthropist

Ole Miss Women’s Council Celebrates ‘Giving Nature’ of UM Alum, Olympian NOVEMBER 9, 2022 BY JONATHAN SCOTT/UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT As one of the greatest long jumpers in history, University of ...
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Ashleen Williams

10 Things First-Generation Students Should Know

University bridges gap for first-time college students NOVEMBER 8, 2022 BY CLARA TURNAGE University programs and communities are helping to bridge the resource gap for first-generation college ...
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Molly Pasco-Pranger and Kristen Randle

Visiting Classics Professor to Discuss UM Exhibition

Wayne State University scholar to lecture about 14 Black Classicists project OCTOBER 31, 2022 BY EDWIN B. SMITH The photographs and biographies of 14 prominent Black classicists are on display at the ...
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